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$9 - $39
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Bar, Pub, New Zealand, International
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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All reviews lamb shank mussels our waiter great meal huge portions on tap blue cod and chips the wait staff great night beer meals ben
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Reviewed 5 days ago

What a lovely meal we had and the staff are very knowledgeable about dietary requirements. The fact that they have a separate Gluten Free menu speaks volumes. The nicest Sticky Date Pudding I have had and lots of sauce. If we come back to Invercargill...again we would definitely eat there again.More

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Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Up to standard for a Speights, no surprise there. Food was really good, a lamb shank and a chicken burger tasty, hot and well cooked. As one would expect there was a good choice of beers, and the service was excellent from all members of...the team.More

Date of visit: November 2023
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Reviewed 26 January 2024

Last month, was my first time to Speights Ale House, I must say that the service is the best in Invercargill. Staff are friendly, welcoming and the food is generously sized and food reasonably priced. I loved my first experience so much that I have...returned twice this month. Wish I had known earlier. All three visits, the service was excellent. Great people, great atmosphereMore

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Date of visit: January 2024
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Reviewed 20 January 2024

Delightful selection of Speight beer, loved the IPA. Lovely staff who were efficient, fun and enjoying their work. Second time dining after 10 years ago. Thank you 💯😎

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Date of visit: January 2024
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Reviewed 29 December 2023

We have been here for lunch the past two days. Yesterday Jess was incredibly warm and happy to help anyway she could. Today Ben was fun, entertaining, knowledgeable and helpful. The food was awesome both days. We will be back next time we visit Invercargill.

Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 26 December 2023

I’ve been to Speights Ale House a lot over the past 10 years. Recently I’ve been there for a birthday dinner, date night and also a hens do and was lucky enough to be served by Ben each time and he is what keeps us...booking here. Above and beyond service, great jokes and impressive memory. Even kept our Dick. Ben takes Speights up to a 10 ⭐️More

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Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 17 December 2023 via mobile

It was Saturday night and we were lucky to get the last table without a reservation. The live band was setting up and many patrons were locals. I ordered the mussels with a pork, bacon, tomato and bourbon base. It was delicious. The battered blue...cod fish was fresh and crispy.More

Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 14 December 2023

Thanks guys! the service was fantastic as always and the platters were tasty. Thank you for making this an enjoyable afternoon for us :)

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Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 26 November 2023 via mobile

Visited the Speights Ale House in Invercargill last Thursday evening with a group of work colleagues. Whilst the standard of food was as also consistent and good, we have to make a very special mention of our hostess, Lilly ! Effectively straight out of school...and in the role for only 6 months, she was outstanding! From the moment we sat down, she had the most vocal of the group “sorted out and under control”…. A very pleasant demeanour and an excellent memory for what everyone was ordering. A tremendous asset to the business and someone that has a great career ahead of herMore

Date of visit: November 2023
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Reviewed 25 November 2023

Was greeted by a lovely person named Connor, he advised he was new but he gave great service, cant say the same about the female staff who just wanted to chat an giggle leaving Connor to serve the customers as there were people waiting, I...will say the food was 5 star and same for connor, personally if not putting customers first is speights new motto, then I will not be coming back and will be passing this on to anyone wanting to go there, this sort of hospitality is not what I expect from speights , hence the reason my low ratingMore

Date of visit: November 2023
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Reviewed 7 November 2023

I've come here twice and both times the stand out feature is always the staff. Every single staff member we come across is friendly and attentive without being overbearing. I can in with my parents last night, and our waiter was so, so friendly, as...was everyone else who served us. The food is good, the atmosphere is warm and cozy... Can't find much fault in that!More

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Date of visit: November 2023
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Reviewed 26 October 2023 via mobile

Lovely cosy restaurant area, very good pub menu with a very good selection of wine and beers. Staff were very friendly and attentive.

Date of visit: October 2023
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Reviewed 24 October 2023

Consistently great food and friendly staff. We always visit Speights ale-house when visiting Invercargill, lovely warm friendly restaurant

Date of visit: October 2023
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Reviewed 23 October 2023 via mobile

Really great service. Great food. Awesome atmosphere. Staff were very happy and friendly. Very happy to go again. Brilliant

Date of visit: October 2023
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Reviewed 14 October 2023

Booked into the speights Ale house Invercargill. The staff were friendly, the food choice was good and the food and service was awesome. We will definitely be back. Thanks for having us 🙌

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Date of visit: October 2023
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Speights Ale House is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4